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Werner, Danilea; Burque, Angie Colvin – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
BraveHeart Center for Place and Purpose (BraveHeart CPP) is a comprehensive post-high school, inclusion-focused partnership of university, faith, and local communities. This new initiative aims to address unmet needs of the vulnerable and underserved population of young adults with disabilities through a community-in-community inclusion (CICI)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Young Adults, Partnerships in Education, Models
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Hur, Jung Won; Suh, Suhyun – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This case study examined how community-university partnerships have helped develop welcoming learning environments for new immigrants, particularly the increasing number of South Korean students and families in eastern Alabama. The creation of South Korean-owned automobile manufacturing plants in the southeastern United States has brought numerous…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Foreign Countries
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Orphan, Cecilia M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Neoliberal ideology that narrows higher education's purpose to strengthening the economy is a threat to the civic engagement agenda and public purposes of U.S. higher education. Regional comprehensive universities (RCUs) are broad-access institutions founded to embody public purposes of student-centeredness, access, and civic and economic…
Descriptors: Universities, Neoliberalism, Public Policy, College Role
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Appe, Susan; Rubaii, Nadia; Líppez-De Castro, Sebastian; Capobianco, Stephen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Engagement is widely recognized by higher education institutions, nation-states, and international organizations as the third pillar in the mission of university education. Despite the global reach of this concept, published research is disproportionately based on examples from the United States. This article brings to light the rich and extensive…
Descriptors: Universities, Institutional Mission, Social Justice, Social Responsibility
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Bowers, Amanda M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
University-Community (U-C) partnerships have the potential to respond to society's most pressing needs through engaged scholarship. Despite this promise, partnerships face paradoxical tensions and inherent contradictions that are often not fully addressed in U-C partnership models or frameworks, or in practice. This article seeks to explore the…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Guidelines, History
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Baim, Susan A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article describes an early-stage collaborative partnership between a local community foundation and a regional campus of a major university to increase dialogue on the strategic importance and practical execution of advanced social media best practices for small- to medium-sized businesses. Started through a grant won by the author, an…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Partnerships in Education
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Hunzicker, Jana – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
An "institutional legacy" can be understood as knowledge, values, and shared experiences transmitted by or received from a college or university for the benefit of all who have taught, served, researched, and/or learned there. This article describes a year-long, collaborative writing project carried out by one university to chronicle two…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, History, Universities, Professional Development Schools
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Lynton, Ernest A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
New knowledge is created in the course of the application of outreach. Each complex problem in the real world is likely to have unique aspects and thus it requires some modification of standard approaches. Hence, each engagement in outreach is likely to have an element of inquiry and discovery, leading to new knowledge. The flow of knowledge is in…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Program Evaluation, Performance, School Community Relationship
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Saltmarsh, John – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this commentary, author John Saltmarsh reflects on "Journal of Public Service and Outreach" article "Ensuring the quality of outreach: The critical role of evaluating individual and collective initiatives and performance," written by Ernest A. Lynton and reprinted in this 20th anniversary issue of "Journal of Higher…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship, Universities, Scholarship
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Boyer, Ernest L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this article, author Ernest Boyer comes to the conclusion that scholarship of engagement has meaning at two levels: (1) connecting the university's rich resources to the most pressing social, civic, and ethical problems, making it the staging ground for action; and (2) creating a climate in which academic and civic cultures communicate more…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Scholarship, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Barrera, Douglas – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Although the literature on institutional civic engagement within higher education is quite extensive, the community perspective on such endeavors remains an underdeveloped area of study. This is particularly true of outreach programs emanating from the university intended to support college preparation of underrepresented students. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Universities
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Donahue, David M.; Fenner, Derek; Mitchell, Tania D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This study used content analysis and audiencing to understand how service-learning is presented visually by institutions of higher education and interpreted by college students. Data included 834 photographs from the service-learning web pages of 63 four-year institutions in California. The majority showed a narrow range of direct service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Content Analysis, Audience Analysis, Higher Education
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Crookes, Patrick A.; Else, Fabienne C.; Smith, Kylie M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Despite receiving growing international recognition and regard, the scholarship of engagement remains undervalued internally at academic institutions, especially in relation to career development and academic promotion. This form of scholarship presents difficulties relating to evaluation, assessment, and evidencing that are not generally present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Scholarship
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McNall, Miles A.; Barnes-Najor, Jessica V.; Brown, Robert E.; Doberneck, Diane M.; Fitzgerald, Hiram E. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
The most pressing social problems facing humanity in the 21st century are what systems theorist Russell Ackoff referred to as "messes"--complex dynamic systems of problems that interact and reinforce each other over time. In this article, the authors argue that the lack of progress in managing messes is in part due to the predominance of…
Descriptors: Community Change, Partnerships in Education, Universities, School Community Programs
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Morrell, Elizabeth; Sorensen, Janni; Howarth, Joe – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This article describes the evolution of the Charlotte Action Research Project (CHARP), a community-university partnership founded in 2008 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and focuses particularly on the program's unique organizational structure. Research findings of a project evaluation suggest that the CHARP model's unique…
Descriptors: Action Research, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Models
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